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Sea Shanties performance Sunday 16th July

To celebrate the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary the Dun Laoghaire Musical & Dramatic Society perform to mark the occasion. A small choir from the society called Anthem will perform Sea Shanties & music with a nautical them this weekend. Join us on Sunday 16th July on the East Pier Bandstand from 2-4pm. Come along and… Read more »

RNLI Open Day – Vintage RNLI LifeBoats – Regatta Weekend July 2017

As part of the Bicentenary celebrations the RNLI added a vintage twist to their annual open day. The RNLI Dun Laoghaire had a number of vintage lifeboats on display to the public over the weekend. Photos from Margaret Brown below http://www.mflphoto.com/Other-1/RNLI/RNLI-Dun-Laoghaire-Open-Day-2017/i-MNbFfz5 Margaret Brown Tel:+353.868535557. Enjoy browsing. ©Margaret Brown 2017 Save Save

Kingstown 200 Weekend #dlh200 #Bicentenary

  The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta kicked off yesterday with 36 classes, over 475 entries & over 2500 competitors from 80 countries.   It’s no doubt that the Regatta is the biggest of its kind in Ireland. The Kingstown 200 Cup is up for grabs to the best boat in the Classics Programme (see below). This… Read more »

The West Pier dressed to impress #vdlr

The West Pier is dressed as part of this weeks Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta taking place from 6-9th July. Follow the DL Regatta on Twitter below for all the latest on the Classics Programme #Kingstown200 Tweets by dlregatta  

Set Sail to Dun Laoghaire this Weekend

The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta to take place from Thursday 6th – Sunday 9th July 2017 Wednesday, 5th July 2017  Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, which takes place from tomorrow until Sunday, 9th July 2017, is set to be an exciting four days of racing in Dublin Bay. There will be… Read more »

Kingstown 200 Bicentenary Rowing Race – Sunday 9th July

Michaels Rowing Club and the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta are proud do announce as part of the Classic Boat Programme in a special rowing race to mark the Bicentenary of the construction of the harbour. The race is seen as a fitting Finale to the weekend’s activities celebrating the 200 years of the harbour which rowing… Read more »

Volve Dun Laoghaire Regatta – Classics Programme

To cerebrate the Bicentenary the DL Regatta have added a new dimension to this years racing. As part of the classics programme of sailing the new Kingstown Cup is this years prize . Please see the schedule below Alternatively download the programme here   Save

Marine Times June 2017

Richard Mc Cormick ,President of the Maritime Institute of Ireland speaks to Marine Times about the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary. See PDF here.  Save Save Save Save

Contemporary Art Exhibition – Extended until 9th July 2017

The Contemporary Art Exhibition commemorating the Bicentenary will now run until Sunday 9th July. The exhibition shows a wide variety of exciting local artists including works from well know Historian and artist Peter Pearson. The exhibition is curated by Siobhan Bastable of The Dalkey Gallery. Admission is free , open to the public and open… Read more »

A look back at the International Harbour Food Festival

The first major event of the Bicentenary calendar took place last weekend at the East Pier. The International Harbour Food Festival welcomed a variety of food traders, street performers, a marine art exhibition,  face painters along with a specially commissioned Historic Street Theatre performance “The Building of a Pier” which told the story of how… Read more »